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Seven Breaths — A Simple Way to Begin Meditating

Seven Breaths — A Simple Way to Begin Meditating

When you think of meditation what do you think of? * Is it someone sitting alone on a mountaintop with their eyes closed? * Is it a group of people sitting in a room on pillows saying, “Oooommm”? * Do the people meditating have robes on? * Are they bald or do they...

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There is a lot of happiness to be found in being ridiculous.

There is a lot of happiness to be found in being ridiculous.

Being ridiculous and silly is essential to living well! Follow me, Dr. Bronson, over the Rusty Rainbow Bridge in Crescent Park here in New Orleans to a land of complete absurdity. Today, I recommend that you laugh a lot, take things less seriously, and act like a...

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Tell your story.

Tell your story.

"Where do you find your power and strength?" That's what sculptor and musician Lonnie Holley asks on the placard by this wonderful mixed media sculpture. His piece is called "Supported by the Power" and I've seen it many times at the New Orleans Museum of Art. How do...

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Tedium – The Alamo Inn

Tedium – The Alamo Inn

Vacaville appeared in the distance. Jarette looked off to his left and saw the Alamo Inn. A motel just off the highway. There, he once stayed with his girlfriend Chandra. Sucking, screwing, fighting, and crawling through the mire. She had gone down on a woman right in...

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What’s Your Favorite Cover Song? Part 2

What’s Your Favorite Cover Song? Part 2

Welcome back to the last seven songs on the list of my 15 favorite covers. I’m writing part two of this story after seeing the new Elvis movie in the theater, which was absolutely spectacular and packed with magnificent versions of Elvis Presley’s songs. I will...

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